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Date:      Sat, 5 Dec 2009 18:09:48 -0800
From:      Robert <traveling08@cox.net>
To:        Roland Smith <rsmith@xs4all.nl>
Cc:        Gary Kline <kline@thought.org>, Philipp Lengemann <phleng@arcor.de>, FreeBSD Mailing List <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: how do i automate building packages?
Message-ID:  <20091205180948.2ccbd584@asus64>
In-Reply-To: <20091129215653.GA65322@slackbox.xs4all.nl>
References:  <20091128090544.GA80636@thought.org> <20091129214307.1f536190@arcor.de> <20091129215653.GA65322@slackbox.xs4all.nl>

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On Sun, 29 Nov 2009 22:56:53 +0100
Roland Smith <rsmith@xs4all.nl> wrote:


> 
> Now that my desktop and laptop are both running 8.0, I build ports on
> my (faster) desktop, and then rsync /usr/local to the laptop. Works
> fine. Of course my laptop now has some apps on it that it doesn't
> really need, but on the other hand I have been able to
> remove /usr/ports, /var/db/ports and /var/db/pkg from the laptop.
> This is a lot easier than creating packages and updating them on
> another machine.
> 
> Roland

Hi Roland

I really like this idea. I checked your website but didn't find any
more detail with regards to this.

Are you doing this from crontab, script or just on the command line?

I personally want to thank you for all of your helpful posts. 

Robert



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